The Summer School with Suraya and Alessandro teaching has allowed me to become more aware of my body and how I move. All the other activties lecture/discussions were inspiring, especially the great atmosphere of the whole group.
Summer school participant

A warm thank you to all the participants who have joined us in the 2019 course! Please find below next year’s dates.

Hilal Dance Week 2020

19th to 25th July in Tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf

Suraya Hilal and Alessandro Bascioni

Join us this year for our unique summer school! A fantastic opportunity to participate in a course of dance; come to experience an intensive training of high quality in the state of the art facility, Tanzhaus nrw, while making new friends from all over the world. The course is open to people of all dance levels and ages.

  • Lessons accompanied by live music and rhythms
  • Lecture/discussions on dance and music theory
  • Performance platform
  • Lunch and dinner at the Nooji Bistro (Tanzhaurs nrw)
  • Comfortable accommodation in the Leonardo Hotel Düsseldorf City Centre (five minutes walk from studios).

Lessons description:

Lessons will include the special Hilal bodywork; building on flexibility, strength and coordination, focusing and centring using breath to release tension and find efficiency in movement. In a supportive environment, participants will be encouraged to find a free and integrated approach to dancing, exploring a range of technical principles that will give freedom of movement in body and space. There will be a progression towards focusing on movement quality and musicality and creative improvisation. Overall, the lessons are well rounded and energetic and will highlight the enjoyment of moving together.

Hilal Dance Week 2019 from Suraya Hilal on Vimeo.

Cost of the Week:

The cost of the Week is all inclusive: Hotel, dance programme, lectures, lunch and dinner. The hotel rate is paid by the participant directly to the hotel. You will be given rates of hotel and programme when you apply.

Room Single Double Triple
Standard Rate € 1190 € 1020 € 980
Student Rate € 1140 € 970 € 930


We require a deposit of € 350 to secure your booking when you apply. Once we receive your application, you will receive the necessary information on how to proceed with the payments. Full payment is due by the 24th June 2020.

Travel dates arrival and departure:

Arrival on Sunday 19 July 2020

Departure on Sunday morning 26 July 2020

On Sunday 19th, registration is from 15.00 to 16.00 and our bodywork at 17.00

We suggest to students to travel on the Saturday 19th in the morning.



Booking Form


Single RoomTwin RoomTriple Room